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Bad Bonn 2013

Bad Bonn 2013_1

Concept for the 2013 monthly programs of the music venue Bad Bonn. The posters are all realised within a time frame of one day.

Client: Bad Bonn
Design & Concept: Atlas
Year: 2013

Annex Files

Series of publications for the Zurich-based gallery “annex14”. The first edition was produced on the occasion of an exhibition by Polish-German artist Paul Czerlitzki.

Client: annex 14
Design & Concept: Atlas
Year: 2013

Viel zu Kurt

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Exhibition looking back on 35 years of teaching, showing a selection of editorial projects by students mentored by the one and only Kurt Eckert.

Client: self-initiated
Design & Concept: Atlas, in collaboration with Dafi Kühne (Poster), Matthias Michel, Christian Perez, Sereina Rothenberger, Jonas Vögeli and Marco Walser (exhibition)
Year: 2013

Tom Bola

Visual identity for the art space Tom Bola, which draws its titles out of a hat filled with suggestions by the visitors.

Client: Tom Bola
Design & Concept: Atlas
Year: 2013

From the Island

FromTheIsland_1

Book for the czech photographer Jirí Makovec, which shows a five-year project shot around New York, during which time he never left the city, cycling around Manhattan: «I went everywhere with my bicycle, and through these rides I got deeper and deeper into the place. I was really taken by the city and didn’t plan to leave until something came out of it.» read full article

Client: Jirí Makovec
Design & Concept: Atlas
Year: 2013

No Fly Poster

NoFly

Contribution to a poster project on abandoned buildings in Manchester, England. There are 7 boarded up windows, displaying 7 posters, all stating «No Fly Posters».

Client: Jon Bland
Design & Concept: Atlas
Year: 2013

Written and Burried by Hand in the Desert

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A publication containing photocopies of a hand-written book buried in the remote Icelandic desert. The book talks about the absence of everything and is encapsulated in the Kunsthalle Tropical, a contemporary art institution that draws artists to a place where no spectator is ever present.
The original book will be buried at +65° 20’ 14.76’‘, –15° 51’8.40’‘‚ at a depth of 93cm.

Client: Kunsthalle Tropical
Design & Concept: Atlas
Year: 2013

La Chinoise Découpage

An interpretation of the script of «La Chinoise» by Jean Luc Godard, splitting up the clear and vague parts of the movie. This publication also introduces the platform «Claire Vague» and the custom made font «Claire». order a copy

Client: Claire Vague
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Gym, Tan, Laundry

A series of 3 silkscreened A1-posters on the theme of «GTL». It stands for «Gym, Tan, Laundry», a process of staying fresh and mint coined by the eloquent Mike «The Situation» Sorrentino from MTV’s Jersey Shore: «You gotta GTL everyday to make sure you’re looking your best bro. If your shirt looks bad it makes the whole product look bad.» In addition, the laundry figure was printed in white on a white shirt.

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Client: t-shirt monthly for the «Thaterformen» festival in Braunschweig
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Kilbi im Überall

Poster, flyer and website for the music festival «Kilbi im Überall», held during one weekend in five different clubs in Zurich. The identity refers to temporary signage on construction sites.

Client: Bad Bonn
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Werk- & Atelierstipendien 2012

A series of 3 posters, and different printed matter for the exhibition «Werk- und Atelierstipendien der Stadt Zürich 2012», held at the Helmhaus Zurich. In a variety of typographical compositions, experimental letterforms and the official language of the city are combined to form the title of the show.

Client: Helmhaus Zurich
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Without a viewer

Publication for the exhibition «Without a Viewer», curated by the Neue Galerie and held at the Wäscherei in Zurich. It is an attempt to reconstruct a 3 week boat journey over the atlantic ocean by a small group of curators and artists. The book form deals with forgetting and remembering things which happened in the past.

Client: Neue Galerie
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Rote Fabrik Sommerprogramm 2012

Poster for the Rote Fabrik , promoting the summer program 2012. A compostion of umbrellas taken from a summer equipment catalogue is combined with the quote used by the artist Raymond Pettibon for the cover of the Sonic Youth album «Goo».

Client: Rote Fabrik
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Corpus Urbanis

Invitation card for the exhibition «Corpus Urbanis» at the Remise , Zurich. The exhibition deals with artistic engagement in the field of architecture, more specifically with the gentrification of the center of Zurich.

Client: value
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Dérives

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Recalling the spirit of the situationists, Ambitus organizes «dérives» in different cities and locations. One took place along the Badenerstrasse in Zurich, another one in the industial neighbourhood of Winterthur.

Client: Ambitus, Salon für Architektur
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Collaboration Unwanted

Collaboration

Compilation of a series of original Risograph test prints, collected at the Stencil Kelder in Amsterdam. (1st edition of 10)

Design & Concept: Jonas Wandeler
Year: 2010

Claire Vague

Claire Vague is a fashion label and art platform. The name refers to Jean Luc Godard’s movie «La Chinoise», where the sentence «il faut confronter les idées vagues avec des images claires» appears written on a wall. The custom made font «Claire» is inspired by Godard’s handwritten Antique Olive versions.
The website is split up in two parts: one side presents the «wardrobe», the other introduces the artists featured in the exhibitions.

Client: Claire Vague
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Voegel

Invitation poster for the exhibition «Voegel» (Birds) by sculptor Bernhard Gasser. A composition of V-forms built with source material from the artist evokes the theme of the exhibition.

Client: Bernhard Gasser
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Jiajia Zhang

Webdesign for photographer and artist Jiajia Zhang. The Website refers to an analog contact sheet. It functions as a tool for the artist to compile different images into ever changing series. visit website

Client: Jiajia Zhang
Design & Concept: Atlas Studio
Year: 2012

Guide To The Maldives For Virtual Tourists

Maledives

A book about a virtual journey to the Maldives. It can be seen as a survey of the multiple visual layers which define this exotic location. Beyond that, it is a reflection of how different media provide information about a certain location over time.

Design & Concept: Martin Andereggen
Year: 2011

Material Nr.X

MaterialX

Series of 5 big sized magazines about art production and its process.
Every issue presents and documents a new art piece, its materiality and production process is. In addition there is a lexica of associations, with references and background information. The loose form of the magazine offers a new access to sculptural art.
Project realized in collaboration with Kunstgiesserei St.Gallen and Sitterwerk

Design & Concept: Claudio Gasser
Year: 2011

Rokfor

Rokfor

Poster announcing a Lecture about Rokfor, a system which connects research, editorial process and generative design using its own software.

Client: G UNIT lecture series
Design & Concept: Martin Andereggen, Claudio Gasser
Year: 2011

Period of Traces

Periods

A publication documenting a quick method of reading through a public library using former user’s traces. To be able to select the most important information out of an overwhelming amount of books, only previously dog-eared pages were considered. In a second step these pages were loosely arranged to a sequence about collective memory and collaborative work.

Design & Concept: Jonas Wandeler
Year: 2010

Stabil

Letterpress poster, invitiation card, flyer and text booklet for the exhibition «STABIL» by artist Bernhard Gasser. The artist works with found metal artefacts and combines them to sculptures.

Client: Bernhard Gasser
Design & Concept: Claudio Gasser
Year: 2011

De Look, De Color, De Stijl

destijl_shirt

The reprint of this shirt is a homage to a weird classic. Weird because it is a shirt praising and promoting an art movement. De Stijl was founded 1917 in Leiden (NL) by a group of artists, designers and architects including Van Doesburg and Mondrian, Gerrit Rietveld joining them in 1918.

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Design & Concept: Martin Andereggen, Jonas Wandeler
Year: 2010

Darsa Comfort

DarsaComfort

Communication for a temporary art-space in the financial district of Zurich. Reluctant to build up a corporate design for a transient project, the focus was put on the ephemerality of such art spaces by developing a new visual language for the gallery every month.
(The poster on picture no.6 is a reprint of an etching by Zuni Halpern)

Client: Darsa Comfort
Design & Concept: Martin Andereggen, Claudio Gasser, Carmen Tobler
Year: 2010

Mail Art + Künstlerstempel

mail art 1

Facsimile reprint of “Die Post als Künstlermedium – mail art und Künstlerstempel”, published by Bickhard Bottinelli in Kassel 1976. The book contains a collection of texts and stamps by international mail artists.

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Design & Concept: Jonas Wandeler
Year: 2010

Playlist Magazine

PlaylistMag

Magazine reflecting a way of discovering new music through the online platform “last.fm”: http://www.lastfm.com . The content is generated by using the website’s database of user’s tastes, which feeds its customers with bands who sound similar to what they like.

Design & Concept: Jonas Wandeler
Year: 2009

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ATLAS Studio
Limmatstrasse 73
CH–8005 Zurich

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Jonas Wandeler
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About

ATLAS is a Zurich based graphic design studio founded by Martin Andereggen, Claudio Gasser and Jonas Wandeler.

We work for clients in both commercial and cultural fields. Our services include all kind of printed and digital matter such as publications, identities, posters or websites. Besides that we pursue self-initiated projects and collaborations on a regular basis.

Martin Andereggen
Zurich University of the Arts, 2008–11
Work experience: Cornel Windlin, Prill & Vieceli, Gregor Huber & Ivan Sterzinger (Fabrikzeitung)

Claudio Gasser
Zurich University of the Arts, 2008–11
Work experience: Elektrosmog, Ludovic Balland Typography Cabinet

Jonas Wandeler
Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, 2009–10
Zurich University of the Arts, 2007–08
Work experience: Graphic Thought Facility, Value & Service, Elektrosmog

Selected clients

Ambitus, Salon für Architektur ETHZ
Bad Bonn Düdingen
ETH Studio Basel
Fri-Son Fribourg
Gallery Bob van Orsouw
Gerrit Rietveld Academie
Helmhaus Zürich
Jiajia Zhang
Neue Galerie
Peter Bichsel Fine Books
Rondechute
Rote Fabrik Zürich
Swiss Federal Office of Culture FOC
Zurich University of the Arts

Web Development: Avant la lettre